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Re: open URL programmatically?

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  • Subject: [mg85489] Re: open URL programmatically?
  • From: David Bailey <dave at Remove_Thisdbailey.co.uk>
  • Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2008 07:13:00 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <fopa2k$ahc$1@smc.vnet.net>

Mark Fisher wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> I know how to create a hyperlink and click on it to go to an URL in my
> browser. But I don't know how to write a program that does that
> without making the user click. In other words, I'd like a function
> such as
> 
> openURL[url]
> 
> that goes to the URL in the browser. Any ideas?
> 
> --Mark
> 
Import will accept a URL string instead of a file. I am not sure if 
there is a trivial way to open an arbitrary internet file, but even this 
is certainly possible using J/Link.

David Bailey
http://www.dbaileyconsultancy.co.uk


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